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New data shows 10% drop in reported bike thefts in England and Wales from 2020 to 2021

Specialist cycling insurer Bikmo has unveiled new data from the police, showing a drop in reported bike thefts in England and Wales of 10% from 2020 to 2021. This comes as the insurer updates its bike theft tracking map for public use. Available to all for free, riders across the …

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New Bikmo data shows rise in claims for bikes under £500 in 2021

Specialist cycling insurer Bikmo has released the 2021 data from its Open Project, with the insurer seeing claims rise by 8% as cycling continues to grow. The data for 2021 also shows that 57% of claim payouts were for bikes and gear worth under £500. This has seen a huge …

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Bikmo Bike Shop Insurance launches to provide premium protection for cycle retailers

Cycle insurance specialist Bikmo has announced the launch of Bikmo Bike Shop Insurance, a new product and service designed exclusively for cycle retailers looking for a personal and specialised approach to business insurance. The announcement follows over a year of work to create a policy that “packs a punch but …

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Bikmo and Uniqa partner to drive insurance innovation in European cycling market

Cycle insurance specialist Bikmo and Liechtenstein-based Uniqa have launched a partnership to drive insurance innovation in the European cycling market. Combining Bikmo’s specialist cycling market experience, commercial partnerships and innovative insurance technology platform with Uniqa’s underwriting expertise will help accelerate Bikmo’s ambition of protecting the world’s riders, the company said. …

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Bikmo for Business launches to offer cycling and mobility companies specialist brokering and advice

Cycle insurance specialist Bikmo is launching ‘Bikmo for Business’, a new insurance advice, product broking and management service for companies across the cycling, mobility and gig-economy sectors. Bikmo for Business aims to support a wide range of cycling and mobility-centric businesses with advice and products ranging from straightforward liability and …

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Leopard Tech partners with Bikmo to offer smart bike insurance

Leopard Tech has partnered with bike insurer Bikmo to offer a new smart bicycle insurance utilising the Leopard Lync connectivity features. Leopard Tech customers who have the Leopard Lync will now have the opportunity to take advantage of a host of bespoke insurance solutions to enhance rider protection. • Fully …

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Bikmo and Love to Ride agree three-year partnership

Specialist cycling insurer Bikmo and online cycling encouragement platform Love to Ride have today announced a three-year partnership to get more people on bikes, and increase education for riders on how to keep their bikes safe. Love to Ride is an online platform that runs a year-round programme of campaigns. …

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Bikmo partners with what3words to improve location accuracy for customers

Bikmo has partnered with what3words, giving its customers a more accurate way to input locations when making insurance claims. Co-founded by Chris Sheldrick in 2013, what3words has divided the planet into three-metre squares with each square given a unique combination of three words. By incorporating what3words into its claims process, …

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Demand for bike insurance hits ‘five-year high’, Quotezone data reveals

Data from Quotezone.co.uk has revealed that demand for bicycle insurance surged to a five-year high in the first quarter of this year, a 130% increase from the same period in 2020. In an effort to better serve the growing number of people that are taking up, or rediscovering, cycling, Bikmo …

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Bikmo unveils new public heatmap to view nation’s bike theft hotspots

Specialist cycling insurer Bikmo has unveiled a new bike theft tracking tool for public use. Available to all for free, riders across the country can now view reported thefts on an interactive heatmap. Showing incident rates across England and Wales – taken from publicly available police data – London’s financial …

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